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In her Words: Shaunna Nygren

In her Words: Shaunna Nygren

When I moved to Hawai’i with a backpack and a boyfriend straight from the East Village in New York City, I only intended to stay for a year. That was in 2005. The year is now 2020 and I...

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Healing from Handicap

Healing from Handicap

There are two distinctly different halves of my life. The first half was one spent on operating...

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The Hungry Heart

The Hungry Heart

Once I spent some time with a man who had a cook. What I mean is that once, I loved this man with...

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In Her Words: Elizabeth Swanson on Piano Lessons

When I was a child, my mom had a few singular rules. One was that if someone was singing around the...

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In Her Words: Being Black in South Africa Vs. the U.S.

With July 4th behind us, we’re continuing to dive deeper into the nuanced questions of...

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In Her Words: Yasmin Ahram on Freeing Herself

We met Yasmin last Summer and have loved her ever since! She’s an incredible writer with a...

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In Her Words: Samaris Pagán on Hurricane Maria

Samaris is one of our lovely interns at Atelier Doré. When we first met her and heard her story of...

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In Her Words: Gemma Burgess on Miscarriages

One in three pregnancies ends in miscarriage. That’s what I told myself when I had my first...

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In Her Words: Amelia Mularz on Souvenirs

In Her Words: Amelia Mularz on Souvenirs

To be a travel writer and have a souvenir compulsion seems too on the nose, like a pastry chef with...

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In Her Words: Emily Note on Addiction and Family

In Her Words: Emily Note on Addiction and Family

I’ve always enjoyed being a big sister. I’m the oldest of three kids, with two younger brothers:...

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In Her Words: Elizabeth Baudouin

In Her Words: Elizabeth Baudouin

For the majority of my twenties and early thirties, I wore a steady uniform of black jeans, black...

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In Her Words: LaTonya Yvette

In the center of my children’s room there is a mushroom lamp that I purchased at Acorn toy...

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In Her Words: Heather Culp

In Her Words: Heather Culp

You might have seen last Friday’s feature that highlighted Lynette’s move from London to...

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In Her Words: Pia Mechler

I don’t want to give this statuesque beauty much of an introduction because she doesn’t...

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In Her Words: Jennifer Fisher

It’s no secret that I love Jennifer Fisher. I made that very clear when we published her Style...

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In Her Words: Nicole Loher

In Her Words: Nicole Loher

I’m so excited to share this piece from the athletic powerhouse, Nicole Loher. Personally, my...

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In Her Words: Heidi Merrick

Over the past few months California has been grappling with multiple wildfires, including the Thomas...

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In Her Words: Veronica McCarthy

Veronica got in touch with us when we put out an open call for beauty contributors. A week later we...

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